1) There is high demand for a ferry service to OHSU from the St John’s and surrounding neighborhoods. 78% would be Extremely or Somewhat Interested in taking a ferry to OHSU.
2) A ferry service can help reduce the number of people commuting to OHSU in cars. 60% of respondents are currently driving by themselves to OHSU.
3) A ferry service could help greatly reduce commuting expenses. Fuel costs (#1) and parking (#2) are the top two commuting expenses.
4) People are willing to take the ferry rain or shine. Over 80% of respondents are likely to take the ferry in good or bad weather.
2017 Portland Survey for Water Taxi Service in Portland (Credit: Rhonda Spencer)
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